Nationwide Real Estate, Leasing and Construction

Comprehensive Legal Services Across Jurisdictions

Tarter Krinsky & Drogin recognizes the benefit and importance of businesses having a primary law firm to assist with their various legal needs, even if their ventures extend throughout the country. While our firm is based in New York, our Real Estate, Leasing & Construction Groups have extensive experience and regularly assist clients with transactions and disputes across the United States. Our clients maintain the advantage of working with lawyers who deeply understand their operations, culture and aspirations while having consistent services and work product for each deal and dispute, regardless of jurisdiction.

As a full-service middle-market law firm, with over 25 practice groups, our clients benefit from our diverse range of experience that complements our Real Estate, Leasing and Construction practice groups. Those areas include, Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring, Labor & Employment, Tax, Intellectual Property, Outdoor Advertising, Corporate and Litigation, among others.

Outside of New York, our attorneys are admitted to practice in New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Virginia, California and Washington, D.C. In addition, we provide legal counsel for matters arising in many other jurisdictions with the assistance of our vast network of local counsel. This network includes our fellow members of Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW), a global association of 100 independently-vetted law firms located throughout the United States and in over 50 countries.

Representative matters outside of New York include:

  • Represented a California-based real estate agency in multifamily portfolio acquisitions, ranging from $60 to $500 million, in Utah, Arizona, Washington, Oregon, Oklahoma, Maryland and California. Services included drafting and reviewing purchase and sale agreements, reviewing and rendering title objections and performing survey reviews, aiding clients in due diligence and zoning analysis and coordinating with lenders on loan documents;
  • Represent a national insurance brokerage company in all of its office leasing across the United States, negotiating all forms of lease transactions including new leases, amendments, subleases, assignments in connection with its acquisition of other insurance companies;
  • Served as lead Construction Counsel on behalf of a football league and property company, in which the firm was responsible for the drafting and negotiation of numerous letters of intent, early start agreements, and construction and design agreements for the planned development of a project in California consisting of 1.4 million+ square feet of office, retail and restaurant space and over 1,300 units of rental housing;
  • Served as lead Construction Counsel responsible for the drafting and negotiation of numerous letters of intent, early start agreements, and construction and design agreements in connection with the planned development of a major national retailer’s new home office campus in Arkansas;
  • Drafted and negotiated construction and design agreements for a $40 million+ project to renovate and rehabilitate six nursing homes in Texas devastated by Hurricane Harvey;
  • Represented the Owner/Developer in its $230 Million acquisition and financing of and its $130 Million+ renovation of a hotel in Illinois;
  • Represented a commercial real estate agency in construction and design agreements for the conversion of office spaces to residential rental units in Kansas and obtained a favorable pre-litigation resolution of a dispute with a defaulting contractor on the project;
  • Represented a real estate developer in the development of new groundup mixed-use buildings in Pennsylvania, and helped the client navigate delays and construction interruption resulting from COVID-19;
  • Represented a New York-based real estate agency in the development of residential, mixed-use, retail and office buildings in Florida, encompassing contracts for the client with architects, engineers and design consultants as well as the general contractors/construction manager;
  • Served as U.S. counsel to a buyer of a Greek marina and resort development; and
  • Served as New York counsel to a family trust acquiring a hotel and resort in Puerto Rico, which services included negotiating the purchase agreement, debt and equity financing agreement and the hotel management agreement.
Name Title Direct Dial Vcard
Arsenis, Spyros Counsel Counsel 212.216.8064 VCard
Beller, Brian J. Partner Partner 212.216.1173 VCard
Block, Caryn J. Counsel Counsel 212.216.1186 VCard
Camporeale, Michael E. Counsel Counsel 212.216.1162 VCard
Cassidy, Cathleen P. Counsel Counsel 212.216.8031 VCard
Cobb, Christopher Counsel Counsel 212.216.1181 VCard
Cohen, Perry L. Partner Partner 212.216.1165 VCard
Farrell, Edward Partner Partner 212.216.8090 VCard
Galante, Victoria Associate Associate 212.216.1196 VCard
Greenberg, Lester A. Counsel Counsel 212.216.8033 VCard
Jagroop, Robyn Associate Associate 212.216.8084 VCard
Kilduff, Patrick J. Partner and Chair of Compliance and Administrative Law Practice and Outdoor Advertising Practice Partner and Chair of Compliance and Administrative Law Practice and Outdoor Advertising Practice 212.216.8019 VCard
Malinowski, Simon I. Associate Associate 212.216.1133 VCard
Ofsevit, Samuel M. Partner Partner 212.216.1144 VCard
Pfeffer, David J. Partner and Chair of Construction Group Partner and Chair of Construction Group 212.216.8075 VCard
Piazza, Gina M. Partner and Co-Chair of Italy Practice Partner and Co-Chair of Italy Practice 212.216.1129 VCard
Pierce Jr., Charles R. Partner Partner 212.216.1148 VCard
Ptak, Saree R. Partner Partner 212.216.1164 VCard
Rondello, Jr., John M. Counsel Counsel 212.216.1163 VCard
Schwimmer, Karen Associate Associate 212.216.1184 VCard
Scuderi, Sean T. Counsel Counsel 212.216.8094 VCard
Smith, James G. Partner Partner 212.216.8060 VCard
Stanziale, Laurie A. Partner Partner 212.216.1175 VCard
Tarter, Alan M. Managing Partner Managing Partner 212.216.8010 VCard
Troup, Steven Emeritus Emeritus 212.216.8020 VCard
Tumulty, Christopher Partner Partner 212.216.8096 VCard
Weisner, William W. Partner and Chair of Real Estate Practice Partner and Chair of Real Estate Practice 212.216.8095 VCard
Zagorsky, Arthur Partner Partner 212.216.8030 VCard
Zipkowitz, Eric Partner Partner 212.216.8088 VCard

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